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Ross Barkley is officially a Chelsea player.
Barkley, 24, has penned a five-and-a-half-year contract after signing from Everton.
Welcome to Chelsea, Ross Barkley!
Full story :point_right: https://t.co/yRzCCYobbd #WelcomeBarkley pic.twitter.com/CvIInoMEIL
- Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) January 5, 2018
:large_blue_circle: ' Ross Barkley has completed a move from Everton to Chelsea. https://t.co/CCndhbrsYF
- Everton (@Everton) January 5, 2018
He joins the English champions for a reported £15 million, and will wear the No.8 shirt at his new club.
Barkley will wear Lampard's No. 8 shirt. No pressure... #cfc- Liam Twomey (@liam_twomey) January 5, 2018
And he's excited to begin his career at Stamford Bridge. "I'm overwhelmed, I'm looking forward to it and I'm really excited to get started," Barkley said.
"To be given a fresh start at a new club like Chelsea, it's unbelievable for me. I'm looking forward to continuing where I left off at the end of last season and hoping to improve and add more goals to my game."
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